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Alternative Heating & Supplies

Useful information, videos and tutorials on alternative heating

  • The Top 4 Pool Heat Exchanger Options

    Summertime is almost here, which means pool season is approaching as well. Even in the heat, everyone has a different temperature preference for their pools. Check out some information about our top 4 different types of heat exchangers for summer use and their benefits. Whether you’re shopping for a heat...
  • TH001 Manual

      This manual covers the following models*: T822K,L • T827K * Images are for reference only and may not represent the actual thermostat. Pre-installation checklist   Check package contents: Thermostat Wall anchors & screws (2 each) Before you begin, make sure you have: No. 2 Phillips & small pocket screwdrivers...
  • TH001 Installation

    T822, TS822 Heating/Cooling Thermostats   Features T822A, D, F and TS822A control heating systems. T822C, E control cooling systems. T822G controls heating or cooling systems. T822F provides Auto-On System switching. T822D, F, G heating anticipators are adjustable. T822A and TS822A heating anticipators are not adjustable. T822C, F, G cooling anticipators...
  • Dragon Breath Unit Heater Applications

    Our Dragon Breath Unit Heaters can be mounted just about anywhere. Their small and compact designs make them perfect for heating basements, garages, workshops, greenhouses, warehouses, drying corn, heat dumps, bed bugs, mobile units and many more setups. These water-based units come with a “Venturi-designed” high-quality fan, water to air...
  • Why do we need Boiler Treatment and Maintenance

    Spring is almost here.  It’s time to consider how your boiler system will spend the next few months while it sits dormant. Where should you start? Alternative Heating & Supply recommends that you begin with Boiler treatment and maintenance. What is Boiler Treatment and why do we need it? A...
  • The Surefire 512 Pellet Stove Battery Backup

    When the power goes out, being prepared is crucial for keeping you and your family safe. At Alternative Heating & Supply, we want you to be ready before an outage occurs. In 2017, 36.7 million people were affected by power outages across the U.S. lasting on average about 1 hour...
  • Why & How to Choose the Best Outdoor Wood Boiler

    In this blog post, you're going to find out all about wood boilers: which outdoor wood boiler is best to use and who makes it, and how efficient it is to use one to heat your home, the advantages it has for our environment, wood boiler comparisons, features, parts, and accessories. Additionally, you'll learn the most effective practices from the experts in choosing your new wood furnace.

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  • Indoor vs. Outdoor Wood Boiler: Which One’s More Worth It?

    In this video, we talk about what's more worth it: indoor or outdoor wood boilers. The video is broken down into three main parts that consist of installation, application, and maintenance. We compare the wood boilers side by side, so you can really get an idea of which one will work for you and your lifestyle better.

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  • Wood Boiler DIY Installation Kits to Build a Wood Furnace on Your Own

    Find out what DIY kits you can use to build your own outdoor wood boiler. In the previous post you’ve learned what are the necessary aspects that you should take into consideration when building your own wood boiler, but now you’ll learn all about the DIY kits that you can use to simplify your work.

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  • DIY Tips on How To Build Your Own Wood Stove to Heat Your Home

    In this Alternative Heating & Supplies post, you’ll find out what are the best tips & tricks on how to build your own wood boiler and the areas of concern that you should take into consideration when building your own outdoor or indoor wood boiler.

    Learn how to avoid the usual mistakes that are connected with the following boiler parts

    • The water circulation inside the boiler
    • The quantity of water that is recommended to use
    • The burn chamber size
    • What materials to use for building your unit
    • The chimney location

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